All News Under "HK Local News" RSS ATOM

'Australian Judge Did Not Quit Over Security Law'

HK Local News - Published date: .

The Chief Executive’s office has dismissed suggestions that Australian judge Justice James Spigelman resigned from the... Read more

Virus Lab Worker Tests Positive As Cases Pass 5,000

HK Local News - Published date: .

The number of coronavirus cases in Hong Kong has passed 5,000 after the city recorded 13 new infections on Saturday. ... Read more

12 Detainees Have All Picked Their Lawyers: John Lee

HK Local News - Published date: .

The Secretary for Security, John Lee, says 12 Hong Kong people detained in Shenzhen while allegedly attempting to flee t... Read more

Expert Urges Regular Tests For Care Home Residents

HK Local News - Published date: .

A government adviser on infectious diseases says health officials should seriously consider regularly testing residents ... Read more

Customs Seizes Watches, Phones, Baby Formula On Boat

HK Local News - Published date: .

Law enforcement authorities say they have seized suspected smuggled goods worth HK$2.5 million from a speedboat off nort... Read more

'Name Foreign Judges For National Security Cases'

HK Local News - Published date: .

A senior legal scholar has urged the government to act now to identify which foreign judges will be entitled to sit in n... Read more

Health Chief: Hotel Will Boost Quarantine Capacity

HK Local News - Published date: .

Health Secretary Sophia Chan said on Saturday that a hotel had been found to provide hundreds of rooms for quarantine us... Read more

John Lee Shrugs Off Police Sanctions

HK Local News - Published date: .

The Secretary for Security John Lee says he's not worried about countries, including the United States, sanctioning Hong... Read more

Tuen Mun Man Found With Rat Hepatitis E

HK Local News - Published date: .

The Department of Health's Centre for Health Protection says it is looking into a human case of rat hepatitis E, involvi... Read more

High Profile Democrat Trials To Start In February

HK Local News - Published date: .

The trials of some of the SAR's most prominent pro-democracy figures over their involvement in last year's anti-governme... Read more

Govt Has No Plans To Hold Legco By-elections

HK Local News - Published date: .

The government on Friday said it has no plans to hold any Legco by-elections before a general election scheduled for Sep... Read more

Parents Divided Over Covid Testing For Students

HK Local News - Published date: .

Many parents said they are worried about possible coronavirus outbreaks in schools when they resume next week, but they'... Read more

Patrons Return As Lan Kwai Fong Bars Reopen

HK Local News - Published date: .

Bars across Hong Kong reopened their doors for business for the first time on Friday following a two-month, government-i... Read more

High Court Upholds Gay Inheritance Rights

HK Local News - Published date: .

The High Court has ruled that same-sex couples who marry overseas must be allowed to inherit each other's estates like o... Read more

Ousted Lawmaker Yan Chan 'has No Regrets'

HK Local News - Published date: .

Pro-government lawmaker Yan Chan said she's disappointed with a court decision that unseated her but insisted she has no... Read more